About Us

Our Epicor® Kinetic ERP Consulting Team

Tomerlin-ERP consultants are experts in Epicor® Kinetic software implementation. Implementing Epicor Kinetic requires both business experience and in-depth knowledge of the Epicor Kinetic ERP software, which is the basis of our success.

ERP software addressing this market niche was in its infancy, but Epicor® software was, as it has continued to be, the leading ERP solution. Mr. Tomerlin is an expert with Epicor Kinetic ERP, Epicor® 10, Epicor® 9, Epicor® Vantage, and Epicor® Vista. More importantly, Mr. Tomerlin has in-depth business experience and knowledge; he excels at managing people; he understands and can identify the significant issues that must be addressed and resolved to be successful. He makes sure everyone has a sense of ownership in the implementation process.

You are most likely reading about Tomerlin-ERP because you are looking for an Epicor ERP consulting firm you can trust! We say “trust” because it is more comprehensive than “rely on.” Tomerlin-ERP has a trustworthy track record, and so has Epicor ERP software. We understand your need to trust the Epicor ERP consulting team you select to implement your end-to-end ERP software. We know why you opted for Epicor Kinetic ERP software and why you are considering Tomerlin-ERP as your consulting firm. For 20+ years, we have exclusively been working with Epicor ERP software. Epicor Software Corporation has relied on us to serve some of its most valued customers. We have worked with Epicor ERP customers since 1998. Those customers have been in every state in the lower 48 states, in northern Mexico and eastern Canada.

Monte Tomerlin

Phone: 818-887-9162
Email: monte@tomerlin-erp.com

Our Consulting Team

Epicor IT Manager

Jon Farley

Manager – IT Services

Certified – Installation and Tools
Indianapolis, IN

Jon, an Epicor® Kinetic IT expert, is a very experienced degreed network & systems engineer, software developer, and database consultant with 25+ years of experience working with Epicor Kinetic ERP applications. These systems include but are not limited to Epicor Kinetic, Epicor® 10, Kinetic@ 9, Vantage, Vista, Profit 21, M1, and more.  Other specializations include multi-company configuration, Epicor® DocStar ECM, Epicor® Quick Ship manifest implementations, DocStar AP and SOA workflows, and advanced custom workflow development.  Jon has installed and administered hundreds of server platforms for Epicor® ERP software. He specializes in troubleshooting, performance tuning, and optimizing Windows servers, SQL/Progress databases, and multi-company configuration. Jon’s knowledge spans many categories, including Windows servers, C#, SSRS, SQL, Progress, other databases, terminal server, virtualization, firewalls, network switches, server hardware, web servers, development, and reporting.

 

Jon is experienced with both core and supplemental installs for all versions of Epicor ERP, and he is certified for all Epicor ERP and related installations.

 

Jeremiah Moore

Manager – Customizations

Certified – ICE Tools
Cochranton, PA
Jeremiah began custom programming Epicor Kinetic ERP applications over 25+ years ago, and he is our senior programmer for Epicor 10, Epicor 9, Vantage, and Vista. He has worked with customers throughout the entire evolution of the Epicor system, from the early version of Vista and Vantage through the deployment of Epicor ERP. Jeremiah has written thousands of custom utilities for customers of all industries.
Jeremiah is our in-house expert on creating custom screens, fields, BAQ’s, dashboards, quick searches, BPM’s, etc. He has in-depth experience creating customized SSRS and Crystal Reports. This allows the custom forms (sales order acknowledgment, packing slips, invoice, etc) to be modified for a professional look, complete with your logos and color schemes. These tools help to facilitate data entry and retrieval by your end-users.
Jeremiah Moore Manager Customer Programming
Jon Farley

Don Agostino PhD

Manager – User Trainings

Certified – Financials, Production, Distribution, and ICE Tools
San Diego, CA

Don has been an ERP consultant since 1981 and an Epicor Kinetic ERP consultant for 30+ years. Don has served as the project manager and/or lead consultant on 200+ ERP implementations and has assisted many customers with their upgrades from the Epicor legacy products.

Don is certified by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and speaker at their National conventions. He has delivered certification training in the APICS and helped many companies improve their lead time, capacity utilization, and profitability by adopting these principles. Don holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and an MBA in Operations Management.

Don is a certified senior consultant in the production, distribution, and financial modules.

Joanne Dube

Production, and Distribution Consultant
Certified – Financials, Production, and Distribution
Montreal, QC, Canada

Joanne has been an Epicor Kinetic ERP consultant for 20+ years ago. She is a certified implementation and training consultant for Vista, Vantage, Epicor 9, Epicor 10, and Epicor Kinetic ERP software with 100+ implementations. She is an expert in all E10 core modules and most advanced modules, including but not limited to Financial Management, Security, Sales Management, Job Management, Field Service, Engineering, Material Requirements, Data Collection, Quality Assurance, Inventory Management, Shipping/Receiving, Purchase Management, and Multi-Company.

Joanne has consulted on Epicor Kinetic ERP software implementations which involved start-up system configuration, data transfer from legacy systems to Epicor ERP software using the DMT utility, user training, and development of customer-specific video and written documentation of the client’s business processes.

Joanne is also fluent in French and English and is a certified senior consultant in the production, distribution, and financial modules.

Joanne Dube
Kerry Ropelato-5

Kerry Ropelato

Production, and Distribution Consultant
Certified – Production, and Distribution
Ogden, UT

Kerry began implementing software 20+ years ago and launched his career in the implementation and training of Epicor Kinetic ERP. He has worked extensively with Vista, Vantage, and E9 products. Mr. Ropelato has a thorough working knowledge of all of Epicor Kinetic 2021, Epicor 10, Epicor 9, Vantage, and Vista core modules, including but not limited to Security, Sales Management, Job Management, Engineering, Material Requirements, Data Collection, Quality Assurance, Inventory Management, Shipping/Receiving, Purchase Management, and Multi-Company.

Mr. Ropelato, with his client, American Nutrition, was an active participant in the Beta testing of Epicor 9. He has worked primarily with clients in the aerospace, electronics, food, foundry, and industrial parts industries during his software consulting career. Kerry has primarily been a hands-on consultant with Epicor ERP products, managing implementation, and training projects.

Kerry is a certified senior consultant in the production and distribution modules.

Daniel Simonton

Installation Consultant
Certified – Epicor Installations & Related Software
Seattle, WA

Daniel is an Information Technology professional with 20+ years of experience, specializing in; Systems Administration, Databases, and Webservers in multiple platforms. He has worked for small startups and Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, and Amdocs.

Before his consulting business, Daniel led the Systems Operations team for the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services. He has had extensive training and certification in numerous technology disciplines, including VMWare 5, Storage, Cisco Switches, RedHat Linux, Microsoft Windows Server (2003-2012), Oracle, SQL, MySQL, F5 Load Balancers, and PERL. Dan is an expert in both IIS and Apache webserver and has worked extensively with cloud platforms such as Azure and Amazon Web Services.

Daniel is certified in Epicor installations and tools.

Epicor ERP Installation,Tomerlin-ERP EPicor ERP Installer
Mike Marr,Kyoto Japan

Mike Marr

IT Services Consultant

Certified – ICE Tool
Muko-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Mr. Marr has programmed in dozens of languages for enterprise-class applications for 40+ years in nearly every industry. As the data and reporting manager for Providence Health, Mike led Providence’s transition from a Crystal Reports reporting environment to an SSRS real-time, actionable-intelligence team of hospitals. The breadth of Mike’s experience means deliverables will be met while increasing customer value and reducing costs and risks in many business areas, not just limited to the task at hand. As a former Project Manager, Internal Auditor, Lead Programmer, Business Systems Analyst, Lead Data Architect, IS Help Desk Supervisor, Trainer, Presales Engineer, Configuration Manager, Enterprise Systems Development Manager, and brutal tester; rest assured, Mike’s perspective will prove very valuable.

Mike takes pride in designing and building fault-tolerant, scalable solutions. The United States Postal Service, Department of Defense, IRS, Twitter, plus many banks, manufacturers (including Ferrari), telecoms, insurers, and hospitals have solutions he developed, touching the lives of billions across the planet each day.

Mike graduated from Purdue University with a BS degree in Management Information Systems.

Mike is certified in Epicor tools.

Zarina Valdes

Financial Consultant

Certified – Financials, Production and Distribution
San Antonio, TX & Monterrey, NL, Mexico

Zarina has been a Financial Consultant for 15+ years, starting with Deloitte in Monterrey, NL, Mexico. While with Deloitte, she assisted public companies with filing their IFRS adoption and Financial Statements. After Deloitte, she was hired by Epicor® Software Corporation to provide Epicor ERP professional financial training and consulting services for its customers located in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. During that time, she worked as a financial lead, managing the financial aspect of Epicor ERP implementations. While with Epicor, she worked with more than 100 customers on Epicor 9, Epicor ERP 10, 10.1, 10.2, and Epicor Kinetic performing implementation and training services.

Zarina has a strong understanding of the interactions between Epicor ERP production and financial modules, while her expertise focused on the Financial Management modules, including Multi-Site and Multi-Company environments. She is considered an expert with Credit Card Processing, XL Connect, and EKM.

Zarina is fluent in English and Spanish. She is trained in Mexican GAAP and financial regulations, US GAAP and IFRS, and is certified in production, distribution, and financial modules.

Zarina is certified in Epicor Kinetic production and financials, including XL Connect.

ZArina Valdes,San Antonio TX, Monterrey Mexico,Epicor ERP Financial Consultant
Gezeta Leonce, PM

Gezeta Leonce

Project Manager

Certified – Project Mgmt, Production, Distribution, Financials & ICE Tools
Toronto, ON, Canada & San Lucia, ST

Gezeta has been an ERP Project Manager and Epicor Kinetic consultant for 15+ years. She earned her PMP certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2010. She is also a Licensed Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEng), Lean Management, and Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

Her engineering background, along with her ERP experience, allows Gezeta to gain a quick understanding of the client’s process and procedures. Gezeta is well versed with the Epicor Signature Methodology and the standards from the PMBOK. She uses a combination of both to ensure smooth implementations. She has managed several large-scale multi-company, multi-site, and multi-languages projects. In addition, her skills include XSOL, a process modeling software.

Gezeta has worked with many ERP systems, including Microsoft Dynamics and SAP, but the primary focus has been Epicor Kinetic ERP, including Vista and Vantage. She has worked with clients in the mining, automotive, electronics, medical, food distribution, and industrial parts industries.

Gezeta is a certified senior consultant in the production, distribution, tools, and financial modules.

Steve Cornelison

Customization and Tools Consultant

Certified – ICE Tools
Denver, CO

Steve is a Software Engineer with 20+ years of experience in enterprise-class Case Management, E-commerce, Point of Sale, Inventory Management, Order Fulfillment, and Billing implementations.

Before his Epicor consulting career with Tomerlin-ERP, Steve was a Senior Development Lead for Cricket Communications leading numerous business initiative implementations and system integrations for mycricket.com and the company intranet. He was responsible for estimates, design, team management, implementation, defect management, and critical production issue support triage and resolution. He has extensive experience in a wide range of technologies, some of which include: SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Pentaho Data Integration, ASP, and ColdFusion but prefers to work in either PHP or C#.

Steve has been working in Epicor for 8 years, primarily focused on UI Customizations, Custom Reports, BAQs, Dashboards, BPMs, and Data Migration.

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IT Consultant

Dwayne Jackson

IT Consultant

Certified – ICE Tools
Los Angeles, CA

Dwayne is a dedicated business problem solver. He began custom programming Epicor Kinetic ERP applications over 10+ years ago and has created solutions for Epicor 10, Epicor 9, Vantage, and Vista. Dwayne has built custom solutions for a vast array of industries including aerospace, automotive and apparel. Dwayne has been recognized for his willingness to tackle the toughest and most complex issues. 

 

He is highly skilled in Epicor development tools to build automated solutions. Dwayne is an expert on creating custom applications with Epicor REST API, SSRS, Crystal Reports, BAQ’s, dashboards and screen customizations. 

 

Dwayne graduated from Florida A&M University with a BS in Computer Information Systems. 

In his free time, Dwayne enjoys cooking, traveling, and all things basketball.

Brent Mathews

Implementation, Customization, and Tools Consultant

Certified – Financials, Production, Distribution, and ICE Tools
Indianapolis, IN

Brent has participated in many customer Epicor® Kinetic ERP software implementations.  These implementations included an array of industries where he provided configuration, data transfer, management, end-user training, program customization, forms, and more.  He has extensive knowledge of using the customization tools, BAQs, BPMs, etc., to tailor-fit specific needs. 

Brent enjoys fixing things and has an extensive mechanical passion.  He has restored several older vehicles and equipment to their former glory as a hobby. 

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President/CEO, W Machine Works
Slide "Tomerlin-ERP helped us sort out a terrible, tangled program, and of Epicor software was never implemented nor used correctly. Tomerlin-ERP set us on the right track going forward. Tomerlin-ERP is an expert trouble-shooter, problem-solver, and teacher/trainer. Reimplementing ERP software while it is being used is quite a talent. Their business experiences and abilities are superior. They are our only Epicor ERP consultants." Julie Hale
Comptroller, EnDyn
Slide "We selected Tomerlin-ERP to lead our Epicor® 10 implementation and are extremely pleased with the results. Their knowledge of the system is unsurpassed. From the onset this group was a great source of support. The team’s members are highly skilled, driven professionals. Tomerlin-ERP invested the time to get to know our company and we formed a true partnership. It has been a pleasure working with this firm." Kyle Monoe
Customer Service Manager, Alvord-Polk Tool
Slide "Tomerlin-ERP operated as a third party IT consultant we used for installation and training on complicated Epicor ERP software. They performed perfectly on all aspects of the services they provided: installations, upgrades, data migration, implementation, and training. Tomerlin-ERP proved to be a unique and valuable asset in these projects." Steve Hanks
General Manager, Monroe Industries

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